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29/08/14 The Beech Boys Tandem - Father and Son team take on ultra cycle challenge

University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) staff member, Norman Beech, and his son James are taking on an ultra-cycling race over a 1350 mile lap of Ireland from August 31 on a tandem bike over five days. This is the third challenge Norman, who manages the UBSport Raymond Priestley Centre on...

26/08/14 University of Birmingham confirmed as an official Team Base for South Africa Rugby World Cup 2015

England Rugby 2015, the Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), has announced the approved list of 41 Team Bases that will host the 20 participating teams during the Tournament, taking place in England and in Cardiff between September 18 and October 31 2015.

21/08/14 Tickets on sale for game-changing National Badminton League

Tickets have gone on general sale for all 2014/15 match-night fixtures in the game-changing new National Badminton League (NBL) – the UK’s first ever professional national league which starts on 6 October 2014.

18/08/14 Alumni win women’s 2014 Rugby World Cup for England

On Sunday, August 17, two University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni – Kat Merchant (2007 Sport and Exercise Science) and Laura Keates (2010 Zoology) – were crowned champions in the women’s 2014 Rugby World Cup final as England beat Canada 21-9 at Stade Jean-Bouin,...

13/08/14 UBSport named as TASS Accredited Centre for 2014/15

University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) are thrilled to be announced as an as TASS Accredited Centre as a part of the Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) for the 2014/15 Academic year.

12/08/14 Ciara Horne shares her experience of the 2014 Commonwealth Games

As the University of Birmingham Sport prepare to support the 20 current students and alumni competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, we have the inside news from  from 2013 Physiotherapy graduate and ex-gold cycling scholar Ciara Horne.

11/08/14 Dynamic new rules revealed for National Badminton League

Excitement is building for the start of the new game-changing National Badminton League (NBL) in October after all six squads and the scoring system were confirmed today.

07/08/14 UBSport at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games overview

Over July 23 – August 3, 71 nations and territories competed in 17 sports (10 core) as the UK hosted yet another global sporting event, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and the University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) had a lot reason to look on with pride as 20 current-students and...

04/08/14 UBSport hockey girls take bronze at the Fintro EuroHockey Junior Championships

University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) hockey club had a huge representation for England U21’s at the Fintro EuroHockey Junior Championships in Belgium in July  with eight players from the squad of 16 being current Birmingham or recently graduated students.

01/08/14 Getting to know you - Luke Gunn and James Wilkinson

We have been getting to know our alumni and current students who are competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Competing in the 3000m Steeplechase for England tonight is UBSport Scholarship Manager Luke Gunn and ex-scholar James Wilkinson.